Booking process for Your African Hunting Safari


I will email you a Contract for your African hunting safari. This contract must be completed and signed by all persons participating in the safari and e-mailed back to me / Richard Holmes Safaris as soon as possible together with your payment. The Contract can be seperately returned by each hunter or all on one contract. The 3 pages on the contract to be signed should be scanned or photographed and emailed back, but the other pages please type your info on and email back in a word document, which is same format in which you receive the contract from RHS. Richard Holmes Safaris - Richard Holmes Safaris cannot hold a hunt booking unless both of these conditions are met.


Proof of Payment

Next, proof of payment for your air tickets is required to lock in a booked date. Air tickets should be booked soon after booking, usuallly 10-12 months when you usually get the best rates, or at the very least least 6 months before the date of your hunting safari and sent to RICHARD HOLMES SAFARIS, or If you have booked your safari within a few months of your safari date you are still most welcome to get your flights booked and come on your safari booked dates.

Receipt as early as possible by Richard Holmes Safaris of CONTRACT, PAYMENT, FLIGHT BOOKINGS AND FULL ITINERARY confirms your South African hunt booking with Richard Holmes Safaris.



All package and custom hunts require HALF DOWN when booking and upon signsture of contract and the remaining balance is payable 6 months prior to the safari.

If you have booked your safari within a few months of your safari date the full package price is payable on receipt of your signed contract.

No moneys are refundable, but all moneys paid remain a credit on a booked hunting safari for a year from the postponed / cancelled booked, after this 1 year period the moneys paid will be forfeited.

The prices of the year in which the hunting safari is to take place are payable and credits are transferable to other hunters who take over a cancelled hunt within a year of the cancelled booked dates. See Terms page for monetary penalty for postponing a safari.


Payment Method

Richard Holmes Safaris has a Bank Account in the USA in Las Vegas with Bank Of America and wires / electronic internet payments may also be done to this account, but this is only for deposits for hunts a year or more out. Contact Richard for details.

Payment Preferably ONLY with VISA or MASTERCARD credit cards. No other types of credit cards will be accepted.

NOT ACCEPTED - We do not like Cash or traveler’s checks in US $, EURO, GBP Sterling or any foreign currency - these are the LEAST preferable methods of payment.

Foreign bank transfer fees, fees to use your credit card overseas and currency conversion fees are the client’s own responsibility .


Notice for Foreign Bank Transfers and Credit Card Payments

Foreign banks (i.e. USA / European ) charge transfer fees, currency conversion fees, foreign country credit card use fees, and fluctuations in the exchange rate, which the client is responsible for.

Please enquire of your bank for specific fees applicable.


Speciality Items
Specialty foods and drinks are not included in the daily rates but we shall obtain them for you - provided that you notify us well in advance due to our remote locaton.

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